Africa Military News, Reports, Data, etc.

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    Angola purchased the 18 SU-30K who were used by Indian Air Force during development of SU-30MKI then
    returned and were stored at Baranovitchi, Belarus, they belong contract of 1 billion $.

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    Re: Africa News thread

    Some African Flankers : Angola/Su-27, Ouganda/Su-30 and Ethiopian/Su-27.

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    Re: Africa News thread

    Soon the FFG Mohammed VI delivered to the Royal Moroccan Navy, its homeport will Ksar Sghir 35°50'27.76"N 5°34'21.27"O new naval base operational for 07/2014.

    Now the main base is Casablanca.
     
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    Re: Africa News thread

    The Mohammed VI is a very powerful FREMM class friagte. Surely she is now the flagship of the Moroccan Navy.


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    I wonder if the Moroccans plan any other new purchases for their navy?
     
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    Re: Africa News thread

    Future acquisitions Algerian

    LPD Kalaat Beni-Abbes 8,800-ton, 143-meter-long
    One minesweeper
    Three frigates from China in 2015
    Two Meko A-200 frigates
    Two Tigr corvettes Steregushy

    And maybe two improved Kilo 636 submarines
    1,200 Fuchs 2
    !

    Algeria Prepares To Receive LPD Amid Defense Spending Boost | Defense News | defensenews.com

    One of the first of 8 S-300PMU2 battery ordered is here 31°39'34.52"N 2°14'49.60"O

    If anyone have more infos on China FF interesting.
     
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    I am not sure Forbin that Chinese order is sometimes reported as the Russian Corvette order sometimes in Warship magazine
     
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    Re: Africa News thread

    Algerian have ordered 42 combat helicopters Mi-28NE and 6 heavy transport helicopters Mi-26T2, in more some Mi-8 modernized in Mi-8AMTSh for $ 2.7 billion.
     
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    Re: Africa News thread

    that's 42 Rat face Havoc Anti-tank Helicopters, 6 Halo's The worlds largest Transport helicopter a vehicle so big it can carry a light armored vehicle, and Hips. Dual Role Transport Choppers that can be used to traansport troops Conduct CSAR, special ops infil, or even attack roles.
     
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